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Articles Tagged Recording

  • Monday, September 22, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/22/14 01:34 PM,
    Recording tracks remotely has long since ceased to be a novelty, with the old studio quip about someone “phoning in their part” now a commonplace reality. In today’s connected digital world, the importance of a great sounding front end recording chain has become more important than ever before. Manley Labs’ CORE has been created for just that purpose. Recently, a stellar group of musicians came together remotely to illustrate that point. Documented on video, drummer Kenny Aronoff (John Mellencamp, Elton… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalManufacturerRemoteSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/22/14 12:13 PM,
    At the upcoming AES convention in Los Angeles, Crane Song (booth 1013) is introducing the new Avocet II discrete class A monitor controller as well as the new INSIGNA tube equalizer. The Avocet II, functionally and operationally identical to its predecessor, is a stereo monitor controller capable of operating in surround configurations up to 7.1, supporting three digital inputs, three analog inputs and a headphone system. It utilizes the latest generation 32-bit component from microprocessor manufacturer AKM in the digital-to-analog… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductInterconnectMonitoringProcessorSignalStudio

  • Friday, September 19, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/19/14 10:52 AM,
    Neumann is expanding the successful KH line with its first midfield monitor – the KH 420. The active 3-way system (10-inch + 3-inch + 1-inch) is ideal for larger 5.1 and 7.1 configurations and listening distances of up to 11 meters. With a corner frequency of 52 Hz, the KH 120 nearfield monitor set new standards in its class for low frequency performance. Neumann engineers have succeeded in raising the bar with the KH 420 too. Its 26 Hz corner… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsBusinessLoudspeakerMonitoringStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/19/14 10:17 AM,
    Audio-Technica is proud to be the microphone of choice for Snarky Puppy, a Brooklyn-based instrumental fusion band led by GRAMMY Award-winning bassist, composer and producer Michael League. Since joining with the Snarky Puppy crew around 2007, engineer/mixer Eric Hartman has been behind the console for several acclaimed albums from the ensemble, including We Like It Here, which the band released this year. A key element of these albums’ success has been Hartman’s extensive use of Audio-Technica microphones in the band’s… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConcertMicrophoneStage

  • Thursday, September 18, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/18/14 01:04 PM,
    With sound quality a top priority, mix and mastering engineer Gonzalo González E. wanted to expand his studio offerings, while maintaining the high quality of recording for which his clients are accustomed. With the needs of his growing studio in mind, González was advised by 57 Pro Audio, API’s Chilean distributor, to add a standard 1608 console. The 1608 is a perfect match for the size of CHT Estudios, as well as both the independent and bigger international label clients… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAnalogConsolesStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/18/14 12:39 PM,
    The new DR-22WL from Tascam is the first portable recorder to include WiFi for transport control, file transfer, and audio streaming to your smartphone or PC. Other innovations like the new Scene Dial make it easier than ever to capture great-sounding recordings and share them online. The DR-22WL includes a set of stereo condenser microphones, arranged in true XY pattern for ideal stereo imaging. The eight-position Scene Dial selects recording settings for typical situations, or can be set to full… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductEngineerStudio

  • Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/17/14 08:19 AM,
    Rob Macomber, Grammy and Emmy Award-winning chief engineer of the Music Studios at Jazz at Lincoln Center for SiriusXM Satellite Radio, regularly utilizes Sanken CUW-180 stereo microphones in his work. The CUW-180 is comprised of two cardioid condenser mics combined in one compact body. Each of the two 180-degree capsules is independently adjustable with 15-degree detent, providing a versatile mic for a variety of stereo and surround recording applications. “The CUW-180s perform wonderfully anywhere and everywhere,” says Macomber. “On a… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsEngineerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudioTechnician

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    PSW Staff 09/17/14 08:09 AM,
    Eventide  announced the immediate availability of the new UltraReverb plug-in, providing reverbs from the H8000 plus compression, EQ, and delay, all integrated. UltraReverb is compatible with AU, VST, or AAX64 for Mac or Windows, and is equipped with over 300 presets. UltraReverb is available for only $79 through midnight Eastern U.S. Standard Time, October 17, 2014 from Eventide.com or through Eventide plug-in dealers worldwide. After this promotion ends, UltraReverb native plug-in will retail for $199. UltraReverb overview:  —9 Reverbs including… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingChurch SoundNewsProductDigital Audio WorkstationsProcessorSignalSoftwareStudio

  • Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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    PSW Staff 09/16/14 10:11 AM,
    iZotope, Inc. has released RX 4, the next generation of its industry-standard audio repair toolkit, RX. iZotope’s software transforms flawed audio into pristine, usable material by removing noises, distortions, reverb, and other common audio problems. RX 4 and RX 4 Advanced incorporate significant new workflow-optimizing functionality, leaving more time for creativity in audio and video editing. For anyone in audio post production, broadcast, dialogue editing and mixing, independent filmmaking, or music production, RX 4 can make poorly recorded audio intelligible… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductDigitalSoftwareStudio

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    PSW Staff 09/16/14 09:57 AM,
    Lawo has announced the debut of the mc²36 audio console at this year’s IBC show. The new console is an all-in-one mixing desk, with a comprehensive feature set that covers broadcast, theater, house of worship, live and install applications. The mc236 offers uncompromised sound quality, Lawo-grade mic preamps and an unprecedented value for money. It’s compact size along with a powerful DSP micro-core with internal 512x512 port audio matrix, and integrated I/O make the console ideally suited to permanent installations… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsConcertConsolesDigitalInstallationSound ReinforcementStageStudio